Lyndon Homecoming and Family Weekend

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2019 Homecoming and Family Weekend at Lyndon: Friday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 22

We can't wait to welcome you to campus to celebrate the past, present, and future of Lyndon! Homecoming and Family Weekend at Lyndon gives students, alumni, families, and friends an opportunity to connect and have a great time. 

Here is the schedule of what we currently have planned for you this year. 

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2019 NVU-Lyndon Homecoming and Family Weekend Schedule

Date Time Event Location
Friday, Sept. 20      
  4 – 6 p.m. Weekend Registration
Pick up your complete Homecoming and Family Weekend schedule, Scavenger Hunt information, visit with Liberty Mutual about alumni group savings, and more!
Theatre Lobby
  6 – 7:30 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet
Inductees: Jennifer Quirion Davis and Michelle Wilcox ’12 
$40 per person; cash bar; preregistration required.
Moore Community Room (ASAC 100)
  7 – 8:30 p.m. Twilight Players 50th Anniversary Cabaret
Admission by donation. Free for NVU students with ID.
Alexander Twilight Theatre
  7 – 9:30 p.m. Bonfire and S’mores
Sponsored by Lyndon C.A.B.
Library Pond and Fire Pit Area
  7:30 – 10 p.m. Oktoberfest
Free bratwursts; cash beer garden.
Sponsored by MEISA and SGA.
Rita Bole Amphitheater
*Rain location: Hornet's Nest Student Center & The Hive
Saturday, Sept. 21      
  9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Weekend Registration
Pick up your complete Homecoming and Family Weekend schedule, Scavenger Hunt information, visit with Liberty Mutual about group savings, and more!
Theatre Lobby
  9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Complimentary Coffee
Get it while it lasts!
Sponsored by SODEXO.
Theatre Lobby
  9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tour the Vail Museum Vail 3rd Floor
  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Hank Jensen: Figure and Space Exhibit 
50th Anniversary of the Etruscan Stripes sculpture, located between Vail Hall and the Alexander Twilight Theatre.
The Quimby Gallery,
Harvey Academic Center
*Use side entrance from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  10 a.m. Alumni Cross Country Run
In memory of Mike Fournier ’93 and Jason Gaumond ’95.
Entrance to Cross Country Trail
  10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Alumni Awards and Roll Call Brunch 
Reunion Class Roll Call for classes ending in “4” and “9”.
Distinguished Alumni Award: Michael Whaley ’84
Outstanding Young Alumni Award: Justin Chenette ’12
Faculty and Staff Recognition Awards: Jacob Urban ’97 and
Wayne Hamilton
Loyalty Award: Gail Heidtmann Marine ’81
$20 per person; preregistration required.
Moore Community Room (ASAC 100)
  10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Anchor for the Day.
Family fun: Try your hand at anchoring, sportscasting, or reporting the weather!
News7 Studio
  11 a.m. Alumni vs. Alumni Men’s Basketball Game & Post-Game Social
Please RSVP by 9/16/19 to David.Pasiak@NorthernVermont.edu if you plan to play and/or attend the social.
Stannard Gymnasium
  11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free Community Lunch
All alumni, students, families, and friends are welcome to join us for a free meal!
Veterans Memorial Park
  11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Fall Festival for Families
Bouncy house, hayrides, pumpkin carving, face painting, music, and photos with the Lyndon Hornet!
Sponsored by Residential Life.
Between Wheelock and Harvey Academic Center 
*Rain location: SHAPE/Bole Gymnasium
  11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Outdoor Music Festival
Featuring regional acts as well as student musicians.
Produced by MEISA.
Outside Harvey Academic Center
*Rain location: SHAPE/Bole Gymnasium
  12 – 2 p.m. Rock Climbing Wall Open Gravity Well Climbing Center
  12:30 – 4:30 p.m. BBQ – A La Carte
Cash only.
Soccer Field
  12:30 – 2 p.m. Manor Vail Society Annual Meeting
Light refreshments provided.
T202
*Elevator access from theatre lobby.
  1 p.m. Alumni Rugby Game Intramural Field
  1 p.m. Lyndon Men’s Soccer vs. SUNY Canton Soccer Field
  1 – 3 p.m. Ice Cream Social
Complimentary and served by the Alumni Council.
Sponsored by SODEXO.
Veterans Memorial Park
*Rain location: Rotunda
  3 p.m. Hank Jensen: Figure and Space Reception The Quimby Gallery,
Harvey Academic Center
  3:30 p.m. Lyndon Women’s Soccer vs. SUNY Canton Soccer Field
  4 p.m. Men’s Lacrosse Alumni vs. Varsity Game Intramural Field
  4:30 – 6 p.m. Free Community Dinner Stevens Dining Hall
  5 – 7 p.m. Lyndon Ice and Intramural Hockey Second Annual Street Hockey Game Outdoor Basketball Court
  5:30 – 7 p.m. BINGO
Sponsored by Lyndon C.A.B.
Bole Gymnasium
  7 – 8:30 p.m. Pre-Fireworks Party
Join us for a Hornet celebration complete with entertainment for the whole family to enjoy!
Sponsored by Lyndon C.A.B.
Moore Community Room
  8:30 p.m. Fireworks
Sponsored by Lyndon C.A.B.
The John H. Marshall Observation Deck, Academic and Student Activity Center
*If rain is forecasted, the fireworks will be Friday night at 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 22      
  9 – 11 a.m. Alumni Council Meeting Alumni Dining Room
  10 a.m. Men’s Alumni Soccer vs. Lyndon Varsity Game Soccer Field
  11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Family Brunch
$7.50 per guest
Stevens Dining Hall
  11:30 a.m. Women’s Alumni Soccer vs. Lyndon Varsity Game Soccer Field
  12 p.m. Women’s Volleyball vs. Anna Maria College Stannard Gymnasium
  12 – 2 p.m. Concessions
Cash only
Skip Pound Fields
  12 p.m. Men’s Alumni Baseball vs. Lyndon Varsity Game Skip Pound Baseball Field
  12 p.m. Women’s Alumni Softball vs. Lyndon Varsity Game Skip Pound Softball Field

Register for the weekend's events here.